Wed, 9th Dec 2020 10:00

Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online

 
Lot 680
 

680

John Crome (1768-1821)

John Crome (1768-1821)
Lane scene near Beccles, Suffolk
oil on panel
27.3 x 40.3cm

Provenance: Christie's, South Kensington, 1985;
the collection of Surgeon Vice Admiral Godfrey Milton-Thompson.

Exhibited: John Crome Memorial Exhibition, Norwich, 1821, no. 5, painted in 1814.

Literature: N L Goldbery 'John Crome the Elder', pub. New York University Press.

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Sold for £650


Condition Report

Oil on panel. The panel is formed from a thick section of wood which is in plane and in a good condition overall. The paint layers are stable, they have developed a network of drying cracks following the grain of the wood and appearing dark in the sky. There are scattered areas of retouching across the surface with a large area in the lower right corner. The retouchings are well matched to the original. The varnish is even and semi-matte. There are losses to the corner mouldings on the frame.

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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Wed, 9th Dec 2020

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Fri 4 December,  9am - 5pm;

Sat 5 December, 10am - 4pm;

Sun 6 December, 10am - 4pm;

Mon 7 December, 9am - 5pm

  

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